Deir Ezzor… the bloody Sunday

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33 civilians, including women and children, were killed, and many others were wounded, on Sunday in appalling massacres by Russia and Assad in the province of Deir Ezzor, where both continue to hit civilian targets on purpose.


9 civilians were killed in the city of Al-Bukamal few hours after the massacre that killed 11 civilians, mostly women and children, in the same city. In the same context, 12 civilians, including 3 children and a woman, were killed in an airstrike on the village of Al-Tub east of Deir Ezzor city. In addition, 10 civilians, who were detained in a Daesh-run prison in the town of Buleil east of Deir Ezzor, were killed after a Russian air raid was carried out against that house.


A civilian was killed in an airstrike on the Huwayej river crossing near the town of Al-Shaheel, and a child was wounded in the airstrikes that targeted the town of Al-Salhiyah in northern Deir Ezzor.


The Russian and Assad aircraft carried out on Saturday several massacres whose death toll surpassed 36 civilians. The harrowing massacres were perpetrated in villages and towns in the eastern countryside, which is witnessing a large-scale wave of displacement towards the Badiyah and other safer areas.

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